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On the Lighter Side

Monday, 12 November 2018 22:51

On the Lighter Side: ‘Crime Cars’ Featured at Alcatraz East Museum

Written by Larry Edsall, The ClassicCars.com Journal

An unusual museum has an unusual display of vehicles available for viewing the next time you’re in Pigeon Forge, TN, which has become a road-trip destination of many people since it’s become a Branson-style touring attraction and the home to Dollywood and other entertainment venues.

Tuesday, 06 November 2018 19:52

Autonomous Vehicles for Postal Deliveries Take Over Europe's Streets

Written by Susan Fourtané, Interesting Engineering

Postal services are going through an evolutionary transformation toward incorporating more automation into their delivery service.

Wednesday, 24 October 2018 22:19

The Death Car: Urban Legends Surrounding 'Haunted' Cars Difficult to Explain

Written by Domagoj Valjak, The Vintage News

The term “urban legend” became widespread in the 1980s after Jan Harold Brunvand, an English professor at the University of Utah, published a series of popular books named "The Vanishing Hitchhiker: American Urban Legends and Their Meaning."

Monday, 22 October 2018 21:57

Tesla Files Trademark for Tequila Line

Written by Shelby Rogers, Interesting Engineering

It’s not quite the Boring Company’s flamethrower, but Tesla’s latest trademark idea is generating quite a bit of buzz. The Tesla company recently filed a trademark for the name "Teslaquila."

Monday, 15 October 2018 22:11

Flying Cars! Hilarious Prototypes of the Last Century

Written by Marea Harris, The Vintage News

Flying cars are typically something we see in science fiction films. Most people don’t know that shortly after the Wright brothers built the first flying vehicle in 1903, people were already picturing a future where cars zipped through the air.

Oasis Vehicle Refreshments, the innovator and manufacturer of refrigerated vending systems for public transit vehicles like taxis, rental cars or autonomous vehicles, announced that it has received the first patent on its intelligent vending system technology.

Monday, 01 October 2018 22:05

Steve McQueen Wanted His Mustang Back, New Owner Refused To Sell

Written by E.L. Hamilton, The Vintage News

A letter came in the mail. Steve McQueen wanted his car back.

Monday, 24 September 2018 21:56

Cadillac Brougham Limo Turned Snowmobile Is Perhaps Peak Canada

Written by Sean Szymkowski, GM Authority

We mean this with utmost respect (because it’s seriously cool), but this Cadillac Brougham limousine turned snowmobile seems like peak Canada.

Perfectly recreating the organic design lines of the world’s fastest production car---the iconic Bugatti Chiron---the LEGO Technic life-size model pushes the boundaries of what LEGO builders imagined was possible to build in LEGO elements.

Monday, 10 September 2018 21:58

One of the Last Cars Burt Reynolds Signed Is in KY Body Shop

Written by Connor James, WYMT

In Letcher County, KY, right off of KY-15, one of the last cars actor Burt Reynolds ever signed sits in Rob's Garage, a small local auto body shop.

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